14 Popcorn Recipes You Haven't Tried
Skip the microwave popcorn, and make these sweet and salty concoctions instead.
If you've popped your own popcorn at home, you've probably never gone back to the microwave version. Sure, it's a little bit more effort, but it's totally worth it. October is National Popcorn Poppin' Month, and there are countless recipes you can try. We've rounded up our favorites — from salty to sweet — that'll have you poppin' all month long.
White Chocolate Peppermint
White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn Recipe
If Santa left a sleigh full of candy canes at your house this year, and you're wondering what to do with them all, here is an easy peppermint flavored recipe that is guaranteed to please!
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A mix of refreshing peppermint and sweet white chocolate is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for holiday gatherings.
Make This: White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn
Salted Stout Caramel
You've probably tried salted caramel popcorn, but have you tried it with the addition of your favorite stout beer?
Make This: Salted Stout Caramel Popcorn
Halloween Popcorn Mix
Add candy corn to popcorn for an irresistible sweet-meets-salty Halloween treat.
Make This: Halloween Popcorn Mix
Courtesy Kelsey Nixon, 2012 CookingChannelTV.com
Whether you're watching the game or hosting a fall party, this crunchy and slightly sweet snack will satisfy any guest.
Make This: Maple Nut Popcorn
Unexpected Popcorn Toppings
Pop a batch of popcorn, and top it with these delectable combos.
Sweet + Spicy Mix
With minimal prep time but lots of flavor, this will be your party go-to.
Make This: Sweet + Spicy Popcorn Mix
Fall Popcorn Recipes, 4 Ways
Add the flavors of the season (including pumpkin) with these simple recipes.
Popcorn: Always a Crowd-Pleaser
Seriously, who doesn't like popcorn. It's crunchy, salty and endlessly munchable. Delight guests young and old with a popcorn bar stocked with all their favorite sweet and savory toppings so everyone can whip up a totally custom creation.
Craft These (Cute!) Cones
Instead of serving your guests out of standard plastic bowls, use our free printable to turn inexpensive card stock into decorative paper cones. To create them, enlarge this template by 50 percent, then print onto legal-size copier paper. Transfer the template to 12x12 card stock and cut out. Use a craft knife to cut a slit opposite the tab. Once assembled, further secure them with tape.
Don't Forget the Sweet Stuff
Have you ever put M&Ms in your popcorn? No?! Well, you should try it. Sweet and savory always pair well together and nothing tops mixing a crunchy texture, like popcorn, with the smooth creaminess of chocolate. Provide a mix of bite-size sweets so guests can try out this taste sensation for themselves.